22 October 2018
Many people show little to no interest in things like civil law procedure until they become victims. You can thank our forefathers for creating laws that protect citizens from the harmful effects of careless or negligent actions. Those same laws protect both sides equally, however, and many victims run afoul of the statute of limitations. Read on to learn more about this rule and one major exception to know about.
19 September 2018
Seeking compensation with the support of a pedestrian accident attorney may seem like a straightforward task, but the job is still very distinct within the field of personal injury law. For the individual who has been hit, or their loved one who has, the idea that a car struck a person can seem like a pretty cut and dry case. Proving civil liability, however, may get more involved than that.
6 August 2018
Although government agencies typically have immunity from accident lawsuits, there are situations in which a government body may be held liable for its role in an accident. Here are some of those cases. Government Employee Causes an Accident One of the most obvious ways in which a government may be liable for your accident is if the accident is caused by a government employee. If that's the case, you need to prove that the government employee was on the clock at the time of the accident.
20 July 2018
Being pulled over for reckless driving is more serious than many people believe. A reckless driving charge can result in hefty fines and points on your license. For some people, however, reckless driving can also result in the loss of their driving privileges. If a law enforcement officer believes that your reckless driving was caused by a medical condition, such as syncope or a seizure, he or she can have your license suspended on the spot with what is called a medical recall.
27 May 2018
The debate about the merits of using a vaping device (or an e-cigarette) continues but there is no debating how popular vaping has become in recent years. Unfortunately, the nicotine question pales in comparison to the safety of these electronic smoking devices that take liquid and turn it into a vapor that is inhaled. The electronic working parts of a vape depend on a battery, and there are growing concerns about those battery's safety.
19 April 2018
Job-related injuries can be frightening to deal with, especially if they're severe enough to put you out of work. If this has happened to you, you need to handle this accident with extreme care. Taking these steps can help you get through this ordeal correctly. Report Your Injury Immediately If you're not in critical condition and thus don't need to be rushed to the ER, you need to report your injury.
16 March 2018
If you've been injured or have become seriously ill due to an accident that you did not cause, it's a good idea to contact an attorney right away. It's difficult enough to go through a personal injury situation alone, but to navigate the legal aspect of things alone, it's even worse. An attorney can help in so many ways. Keep reading to better understand the reasons as to why you need a personal injury attorney on your side.
24 February 2018
If you were recently involved in a major car accident, you may find that you are unable to remember exactly what happened. While this loss of memory is normal, both your and the other party's insurance company will want a detailed account. If you are having trouble remembering the events surrounding the auto accident, try one of the following tips that may help you jog your memory. Read Over the Police Report
17 January 2018
Immigration law has been a hot subject in the US for a few years, and is always a touchy subject during economic hard times within the country. Regardless of the reason, there are certain legal situations that garner more attention and lead to decisions that shape how immigration law should be applied in similar cases. Here are a few important immigration law cases to understand how certain decisions play out in court.
15 December 2017
When you lose a loved one, you aren't just left to deal with the emotional pain associated with grief, you're also left with issues that you might not have expected, including financial issues. If your loved one was killed due to the negligent actions of another, you're also left with feelings of anger towards the person responsible for your loss. If you've recently suffered the loss of a loved one, and you believe that someones negligence caused the death, you need to speak to an attorney.